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after the college student disappeared. alan wang is live at the high school in lafayette tonight where the memorial took place. alan? >> hi, carolyn. there was a huge turnout, but it wasn't much of a surprise for the family of brett olson. they witnessed how social media mobilized the media with lightning speed. >> we are utterly grief stricken of my dear, sweet boy, brad. >> his father told the crowd of a thousand how much his son loved people, and how much he loved life. >> by my estimation if you use dog year calculations as a template, i believe he lived much longer than the 20 years he actually spent on it earth. on this earth. >> olson's father expressed astonishment how his community mobilized to find brett. he disappeared during a labor day gathering called the chico float. >> and then the wave began. the social media was lit up about talk about brett's disappearance. >> within the first four hours of posting it on facebook, 17,000 people joined the effort. the next day 46,000 had joined. eventually ballooning to more than 92,000 people. >> the world will not miss brett. we wil
the aftermath and all of the damage just moments after it happened from sky 7hd. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live at the gas station in martinez tonight. alan, this could have been a disaster. >> yes, it was very scary for a moment there. it happened around 5:30 this evening. th is the gas pom -- this is the gas pump that was knocked off its foundation. it was all captured on surveillance video from across the street. watch the car across the street as it backs up toward the gas pump and then suddenly accelerates, smashing into the pump and igniting a fire. gas station attendant paul berge realized his worst fear. >> the whole place going up. there are only 4,000 gallons of gasoline under there. >> berge says this man who would not identify himself is the driver who got out before the flames engulfed his car and another one next to the pump. >> saw the black smoke and ran out front and hit the emergency shut off switch and ran to the back and hit the main power breaker fuse box and then high taled it out of here. >> he was sitting on his porch just a few blocks away. >> then started heari
of the damage just moments after it happened from sky 7hd. abc7 news reporter alan wang is live at the gas station in martinez tonight. alan, this could have been a disaster. >> yes, it was very scary for a moment there. it happened around 5:30 this evening. th is the gas pom -- this is the gas pump that was knocked off its foundation. it was all captured on surveillance video from across the street. watch the car across the street as it backs up toward the gas pump and then suddenly accelerates, smashing into the pump and igniting a fire. gas station attendant paul berge realized his worst fear. >> the whole place going up. there are only 4,000 gallons of gasoline under there. >> berge says this man who would not identify himself is the driver who got out before the flames engulfed his car and another one next to the pump. >> saw the black smoke and ran out front and hit the emergency shut off switch and ran to the back and hit the main power breaker fuse box and then high taled it out of here. >> he was sitting on his porch just a few blocks away. >> then started hearing explosions. we h
after he was missing for one week. alan wang has the story from acalanes high where the memorial took place. >> utterly grief stricken at the loss of my dear, sweat boy brett. >> reporter: the father of brett olson who died on the sacramento river told the crowd of nearly 1,000 how much his son loved people and life. >> by my estimation if you use dog year calculations, i believe he lived much longer than the 20 years he spent on this earth. >> reporter: olson's father expressed his astonishment at the way his community in lafayette mobilized to find brett. he disappear during a labor day gathering call the chico float. >> the wave began the social media was lit up with talk. >> reporter: within the first four hours of posting it on facebook, 17,000 joined the effort. next day 46,000 joined ballooning to more than 92,000 people. >> the world will not miss brett. we will in the most deepest, fundamental way. but the world must not miss the power of the focused many that helped. >> reporter: friends say brett's parents raised him in a positive environment. on this night his father was s
, and they are looking for something specific. tonight alan wang looks into this string of thefts. >> reporter: this is what it sounds like after realizing your converter was stolen. this is what they are stealing. alex duemont says he has hit four times in the past three months and each one cost between $500 and $1500. >> they are available because of the precious metal inside. i think it is platinum. >> reporter: island auto sales and tony's motor care across the street have been repeated victims. duemont decided to stake out his own car lot. >> i know that officers were out there four times yesterday. >> he would like to see them patrolling in the early morning hours when the crimes are happening. he says he pays between $20,000 and $30,000 in sales tax each month. >> it goes to the county and the city. we are not getting much for it. >> we address all crimes in alameda. it is not just sales taxes or who is paying more. it is all crime in alameda that is looked into. >> it is illegal to buy or sell a used converter in california which is why police believe they are being sold for scrap meta
headlines. you see, they are dogs rescued in taiwan. as abc7 news reporter alan wang explains, brought here to their new homes. >> they came from the streets of taiwan, 12 strays from puppies to seniors who are reuniting with their new families after a flight from the island nation. >> i was told he was shy because he came from a pretty bad background. we are going to give him lots of love and hugs. >> most are golden retrievers, a popular dog that is being overbred in a densly populated country where people live in tight quarters. >> in taiwan what they do is they will take these dogs because they are so cute and their temperaments are so good, but once they grow to be full size they just set them free. >> melody chin says the majority of strays in taiwan are golden retrievers. the dogs arrive well groomed, and not bad considering what they used to look like before they got here. mandy is a seven-year-old retriever who was tick infested with lesions all over. >> and look at her now. >> sherry franklin says the demand for retrievers in california is high. >> one of our adopters is a senior
, neither was anyone else. it all went down on east 16th street and seminary avenue. alan wang is live at oakland's eastmont police station where the search for the gunman continues. >> that's right, dan. this happened around 3:30 this afternoon. i spoke with several residents who say they were extremely surprised that no one got shot. but they weren't surprised this happened. this is a tough part of oak -- oakland and this is what life is like here. >> i am a marine. i know. >> tony goodwin says he returned from iraq suffering from severe ptsd. the sound of machine gunfire went off right next to his apartment and reopened some deep mental wounds. >> immediately when i woke up i wanted to grab a weapon. i thought we were being attacked. >> it is scary. >> police say a man with a white shirt pulled over his face stood on the corner of east 16th street and seminary avenue and unloaded 38 rounds. >> i looked up, and i just started seeing stuff flying. i told my daughters to get down, get down. >> six bullets pierced this pregnant woman's parked car with her three young daughters inside. s
school, and it was a faculty member who saw the students gathered around the gun. alan wang has the story. >> the principal here at turner elementary sent a letter to parents that said "it was brought to our attention that the student had told other students he had the weapon and was going to bring it to school. he told a few students that he would hurt them if they told anyone. we are not sure of how many students knew of this, but it is disturbing that no students reported the threat to staff or to you, their parents. it turns out the weapon was an air soft pistol that shoots pellets with compressed air. the superintendant says it is still a serious offense. >> the problem with air soft pistols is they are so realistic that they can often bemis taken for a real -- be mistaken for a real weapon. and our police authorities do not know the difference. sometimes when they see a business stole -- see a pistol , and it can cause serious consequences. >> and that's why the school district was saying they are dealing with it as if it was a real gun. they gave a lecture between snitching and rep
member who saw the students gathered around the gun. alan wang has the story. >> the principal here at turner elementary sent a letter to parents that said "it was brought to our attention that the student had told other students he had the weapon and was going to bring it to school. he told a few students that he would hurt them if they told anyone. we are not sure of how many students knew of this, but it is disturbing that no students reported the threat to staff or to you, their parents. it turns out the weapon was an air soft pistol that shoots pellets with compressed air. the superintendant says it is still a serious offense. >> the problem with air soft pistols is they are so realistic that they can often bemis taken for a real -- be mistaken for a real weapon. and our police authorities do not know the difference. sometimes when they see a business stole -- see a pistol , and it can cause serious consequences. >> and that's why the school district was saying they are dealing with it as if it was a real gun. they gave a lecture between snitching and reporting something to hel
police of murder after her son dies in a hail of bullets. i'm alan wang. ama has the night off. it happened this morning on pepper drive in vallejo. abc7 news reporter thomas roman is live at vaw vallejo police headquarters with the latest on the investigation. thomas? >> alan, there are conflicting reports about the shooting. witnesses say marrow romero never got out of his car when police officers approached. but police officers say he pointed what looked like a weapon at them. >> reporter: she is mario's sister and she woke up to gunshots. she said she ran to her window and saw police shooting into her brother's parked car. >> my brother was not out of the car. the door was not open. if he was anywhere near out the car there would be bullet holes on his door. 24r* are no bullet holes on the door. >> reporter: she -- >> she was in the park with her mother, sister and friends denouncing them for shooting her unarmed brother. a vallejo police cooer rolled up to a car outside the martin home. they turned on the spotlight and got out of the car. as they did this, the driver exite
>>> explosion at a bart station. good evening. i'm alan wang. >> i'm ama dates. it happened at the civic center bart station in san francisco. abc7 news reporter thomas roman is there live with the latest. thomas? >> ama, alan, san francisco police and fire departments responded to reports of an explosion at the civic center bart station as though it were an intentional bombing. what they and bart riders couldn't though is that incidents like what happened today are fairly common. while he waits for his bart train he glances at a wall that makes him wary about taking bart. >> i was scared because i thought something might be wrong with the train or something. >> reporter: the appearance -- gite appearance of the bomb squad and fire and emergency vehicles arriving on sunday afternoon might have scared him even more. at about 1:30, reports went out that an explosion had gone off as it entered the station. and then there was talk the train was derailed. the real cause was something not out of the ordinary, a massive electrical short. >> no one wants to hear a loud noise from th
of bullets. i'm alan wang. ama has the night off. it happened this morning on pepper drive in vallejo. abc7 news reporter thomas roman is live at vaw vallejo police headquarters with the latest o thomas? >> alan, there are conflicting reports about the shooting. witnesses say marrow romero never got out of his car when police officers approached. but police officers say he pointed what looked like a weapon at them. >> reporter: she is mario's sister and she woke up to gunshots. she said she ran to her window and saw police shooting into her brother's parked car. >> my brother was not out of the car. the door was not open. if he was anywhere near out the car there would be bullet holes on his door. 24r* are no bullet holes on the door. >> reporter: she -- >> she was in the park with her mother, sister and friends denouncing them for shooting her unarmed brother. a vallejo police cooer rolled up to a car outside the martin home. they turned on the spotlight and got out of the car. as they did this, the driver exited the car. both officers noticed he had a handgun protruding from the waist ban
to safety. good evening. i'm ama dates. >> and i'm alan wang. it began last week when two children were taken from south san francisco, and today a key person who helped track down the children spoke exclusively with abc7 news about an encounter on the ocean and the clues that tipped him off. >> his answers to my questions were so far off that that's what what -- that's what made me think there was something wrong. >> russ was operating his commercial fishing boat off the coast of half moon bay when he pulled up alongside another vessel. the man in a 40-foot sailboat said he needed fuel to get to hawaii. >> i said we are 50 miles offshore. you have another 1750 miles to go, and you are out of fuel? i don't think so. >> he had no idea the man was 43-year-old christopher moffet wanted for abducting his three-year-old daughter and two-year-old son. at the time his wife was trying to get a restraining order against him. he told him to get fuel in half moon bay. his answer at that time was, no, if i go in there i will have to stay which i found another red flag went up. >> he called the coas
. good evening. i'm ama dates. >> and i'm alan wang. it began last week when two children were taken from south san francisco, and today a key person who helped track down the children spoke exclusively with abc7 news about an encounter on the ocean and the clues that tipped him off. >> his answers to my questions were so far off that that's what what -- that's what made me think there was something wrong. >> russ was operating his commercial fishing boat off the coast of half moon bay when he pulled up alongside another vessel. the man in a 40-foot sailboat said he needed to get to hawaii. >> i said we are 50 miles 50 mi. you have another 1750 miles to go, and you are out of fuel? i don't think so. >> he had no idea the man was 43-year-old christopher moffet wanted for abducting his three-year-old daughter and two-year-old son. at the time his wife was trying to get a restraining order against him. he told him to get fuel in half moon bay. his answer at that time was, no, if i go in there i will have to stay which i found another red flag went up. >> he called the coast guard and found
will be on. an excessive heat watch begins on sunday. good evening, everyone. i'm alan wang. ama dates has the night off. let's go to leigh glaser with a look at what is ahead. >> we will take a look at live doppler 7hd. we are picking up quite a bit of fog. the on shore winds are still prevailing coast side. that will keep the coastal communities on the cool side today. inland right now we are looking at clear skies, and in fact here is a look at the highs today. today was perfect. low 90s inland locations. antioch the high was 92. very comfortable in san rafael. 66 in san francisco. it was 80 in san jose. folks, tonight the winds are going to shift to more offshore. a warm -- a warmer wind direction. that's what prompted the heat watch sunday night through monday for much of the interior valley areas. we are looking for temperatures warming anywhere 90 to as much as 102 degrees tomorrow. we will detail some of the bay area highs coming up a little later on in the show. >> thank you, leigh. >>> several bay area counties are opening cooling centers to help people deal with the heat. in san
on sunday. good evening, everyone. i'm alan wang. ama dates has the night off. let's go to leigh glaser with a look at what is ahead. >> we will take a look at live doppler 7hd. we are picking up quite a bit of fog. the on shore winds are still prevailing coast side. that will keep the coastal communities on the cool side today. inland right now we are looking at clear skies, and in fact here is a look at the highs today. today was perfect. low 90s inland locations. antioch the high was 92. very comfortable in san rafael. 66 in san francisco. it was 80 in san jose. folks, tonight the winds are going to shift to more offshore. a warm -- a warmer wind direction. that's what prompted the heat watch sunday night through monday for much of the interior valley areas. we are looking for temperatures warming anywhere 90 to as much as 102 degrees tomorrow. we will detail some of the bay area highs coming up a little later on in the show. >> thank you, leigh. >>> several bay area counties are opening cooling centers to help people deal with the heat. in santa clara county, they will be open in cu
evening, i'm alan wang. >> and i'm baits. >> a neighbor and passerby are being credited after rescuing two people from an apartment fire. both men made it out safely but suffered minor burns. it displaced four families. >> a fire ripped through a home in downtown vallejo. it was on marin street and capitol. someone has been squatteding in that home and no one was seriously hurt. >> fogging for the west nile virus is under way in the east bay. this worst outbreak in five years. >> and they continue with the search for sierra lamar. the wednesday search has been postponed. >>> a three-year-old boy is being called a hero tonight after his quick thinking helped saved a man's life. >> reporter: at some time strangers exchanged hugs and kisses tonight brought by heroics of this boy. tie loan copeland who may have saved his aunt's life. >> i'm very happy. i'm very appreciative for what he did. >> little tyrone and his aunt was at playground when she begin to have a seizure. she was going in and out of consciousness but he didn't acts like a typical three-year-old. he ran across the park and was a
car lots and auto shops in alameda, and they are looking for something specific. tonight alan wang looks into this string of thefts. >> reporter: this is what it sounds like after realizing your converter was stolen. this is what they are stealing. alex duemont says he has hit four times in the past three months and each one cost between $500 and $1500. >> they are available because of the precious metal inside. i think it is platinum. >> reporter: island auto sales and tony's motor care across the street have been repeated victims. duemont decided to stake out his own car l >> >> i know that officers were out there four times yesterday. >> he would like to see them patrolling in the early morning hours when the crimes are happening. he says he pays between $20,000 and $30,000 in sales tax each month. >> it goes to the county and the city. we are not getting much for it. >> we address all crimes in alameda. alameda. it is not just sales taxes or who is paying more. it is all crime in alameda that is looked into. >> it is illegal to buy or sell a used converter in california which i
's life. what he >>> good evening, i'm alan wang. >> and i'm baits. >> a neighbor and passerby are being credited after rescuing two people from an apartment fire. both men made it out safely but suffered minor burns. it displaced four families. >> a fire ripped through a home in downtown vallejo. it was on marin street and capitol. someone has been squatteding in that home and no one was seriously hurt. >> fogging for the west nile virus is under way in the east bay. this worst outbreak in five years. >> and they continue with the search for sierra lamar. the wednesday search has been postponed. >>> a three-year-old boy is being called a hero tonight after his quick thinking helped saved a man's life. >> reporter: at some time strangers exchanged hugs and kisses tonight brought by heroics of this boy. tie loan copeland who may have saved his aunt's life. >> i'm very happy. i'm very appreciative for what he did. >> little tyrone and his aunt was at playground when she begin to have a seizure. she was going in and out of consciousness but he didn't acts like a typical three-year-old. he r
reporter alan wang explains, brought here to their new homes. >> they came from the streets of taiwan, 12 strays from puppies to seniors who are reuniting with their new families after a flight from the island nation. >> i was told he was shy because he came from a pretty bad background. we are going to give him lots of love and hugs. >> most are golden retrievers, a popular dog that is being overbred in a densly populated country where people live in tight quarters. >> in taiwan what they do is they will take these dogs because they are so cute and their temperaments are so good, but once they grow to be full size they just set them free. >> melody chin says the majority of strays in taiwan are golden retrievers. the dogs arrive well groomed, and not bad considering what they used to look like before they got here. mandy is a seven-year-old retriever who was tick infested with lesions all over. >> and look at her now. >> sherry franklin says the demand for retrievers in california is high. >> one of our adopters is a senior couple and we waive fees for seniors. our adoption fee is $200.
. alan wang is live at oakland's eastmont police station where the search for the gunman continues. >> that's right, dan. this happened around 3:30 this afternoon. i spoke with several residents who say they were extremely surprised that no one got shot. but they weren't surprised this happened. this is a tough part of oak -- oakland and this is what life is like here. >> i am a marine. i know. >> tony goodwin says he returned from iraq suffering from severe ptsd. the sound of machine gunfire went off right next to his apartment and reopened some deep mental wounds. >> immediately when i woke up i wanted to grab a weapon. i thought we were being attacked. >> it is scary. >> police say a man with a white shirt pulled over his face stood on the corner of east 16th street and seminary avenue and unloaded 38 rounds. >> i looked up, and i just started seeing stuff flying. i told my daughters to get down, get down. >> six bullets pierced this pregnant woman's parked car with her three young daughters inside. she felt one bullet whiz past her face as glass shattered over her body, and the
day. reporting live in oakland, alan wang, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. >>> well, developing news in castro valley where police say two cars exchanged gunfire near interstate 580. the shots were reported about 7:30 on redwood road adjacent to westbound 580. the chp shutdown all westbound lanes between the castro valley exit and redwood road for about an hour so they could gather evidence. there are no reports of injuries. it doesn't appear anyone was hit. the investigation is on going. >>> new tonight in san jose, a terrifying time as a house goes up in flames. terrifying because it appeared that at least one person may have been trapped inside. abc7 news reporter lisa amin gulezian is live with the story. lisa? >> dan, the fire started just after 7:00 tonight in the house behind me. take a look. you can see a lot of damage left behind. and right now firefighters and investigators are sifting through the remains. the cause is still under investigation. itthe fire started in the garage, and you can see how high the flames left from the building. there was a lot of confusion when fi
the vehicle the officer stopped on 680 this morning is registered to. abc7 news reporter alan wang is in the newsroom with what he has been able to dig up. alan? >> we found out the jeep is registered to a 36-year-old man whose last known residence is in sausalito. we took a drive to sausalito where the current tenant says the man moved out last year. she said two police investigators came by to question her about the former tenant. the owner of the duplex says she spoke to police as well. we also tracked down the man's father who is living in alaska. we tracked to him -- we talked to him on the phone. he is aware of the officer-involved shooting and the contra costa county sheriff's department contacted him, urging him that he and his wife fly to the bay area and meet with them. the father said investigators would not tell them what happened to his son, only that they needed to talk to them immediately. the father tells us his son has a master's degree in computer science from san francisco state university. he has been a software developer for several companies and he had been li
>> alan: good evening. i'm alan wang. oakland police are investigating a number of shootings that left one person dead and three others injured. a man died last night just a block from children's hospital. the contra costa time reports the victim is 29-year-old lorenzo ward. no arrests have been made. this is oakland's 85th 85th homicide this year. three other people were injured in separate shootings and they're expected to recover. >> the chp is investigating a crash on highway 101 in san francisco that sent a car airborne over the railing and on to the street below. it happened at 7:30 this morning at the 101 enterenter state 80 split. a van collide with a car, sending the van flying off the freeway and on to vermont street. you can see the serious damage caused by the impact. the driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital. >>> san jose firefighters held a vigil about an hour ago for one of their own who is fighting for his life. firefighter frank ryan suffered a heart attack on thursday while battling a fire at st. patrick church. ryan served in the san jose fire dep
. >> chris lacey's father told alan wang that he and his wife saw health problems emerge from n their son from an early age growing up in bend, oregon. craig lacey says his son suffered a psychotic break his senior year at san francisco state. >> he was huh louse nateing, and -- huh louse nate -- huh loose nateing and was paranoid. he was in the hospital and they diagnosed him as bi-polar and put him on lithium. >> chris lacey graduated in 2005 with a 3.79gpa, moved to this duplex in sausalito and the i team has learned he got a hunting license that same year. >> i never saw him use a handgun before, but he was a pretty good shot with a shotgun and a bow. >> lacey's resume says he moved from sausalito last year to near chico and started a small farm homestead to sell the produce on-line and to customers in the bay area. he wrote "i also contribute significant time to the ron paul campaign and the liberty movement." even with his mental health history and his access to guns, those who knew chris lacey can't comprehend how and why he wound up in that highway shootout with a chp officer. >>
. i'm alan wang, abc7 news. >>> investigators say tiny hidden cameras were found along with a of drugs in the home of a santa clara elementary school principal. one camera found inside aid teddy bear. the 42-year-old made his first court appearance yesterday after police say he offered drugs to an uncover officer. police found meth, ecstasy and date rape drug ghb at his san francisco home. he was realized and faces five felony drug counts. >>> san francisco stepping up to levine up -- to cleanup dirty streets, streets littered with trash, workers will speak to merchants who may be responsible for the trash. they will be looking for uncollected garbage, illegal dumping and graffiti. department of public works has been conducting night walks. >>> today the 49ers will be showing off the progress on their new stadium in santa clara. they have 400 workers onsite and have completed 15% of the project. the steel beam framework is 25% done. 9ers closed the deal for the third corporate sponsor. german-based software company sap has signed a long term deal for naming rights to the practice facil
to. abc7 news reporter alan wang is in the newsroom with what he has been able to dig up. alan? >> we found out the jeep is registered to a 36-year-old man whose last known residence is in sausalito. we took a drive to sausalito where the current tenant says the man moved out last year. she said two police investigators came by to question her about the former tenant. the owner of the duplex says she spoke to police as well. we also tracked down the man's father who is living in alaska. we tracked to him -- we talked to him on the phone. he is aware of the officer-involved shooting and the contra costa county sheriff's department contacted him, urging him that he and his wife fly to the bay area and meet with them. the father said investigators would not tell them what happened to his son, only that they needed to talk to them immediately. the father tells us his son has a master's degree in computer science from san francisco state university. he has been a software developer for several companies and he had been living in sausalito. but they have not spoken or heard from him in more
river today. good evening, i'm alan wang. >> ama: i'm ama daetz. the body of brett olson was recovered from the sacramento river downstream from an area known by locals as beer can beach. sergio quintana is live in
men. good evening, i'm alan wang. ama daetz has the night off. the shooting happened on pepper drive in vallejo. sergio quinn tan in is live with a look at what happened. reporter: this is an early morning incident, happened around 4:00 or so, and
>>> -- a whole family is run down on the sidewalk.vening. ev. i'm ama daetz. alan wang has the night off. it happened in front of the mariott hotel in walnut creek. the mass live with the latest on the developing story. reporter: we're on north main street. it's open now after being closed because of the accident. just a little while ago the police told us they have arrested the driver of the pickup truck who killed one woman and injured another for vehicular manslaughter and identified him as 53-year-old jose cabrizi, a resident of walnut creek. witnesses say that at 6:30 this red chevrolet pickup truck came down the street. >> the people didn't have a chance. and mom flew all the way from the corner here, and the girl flew all to the >> t sidewalk. >> the police say the mother died apparently on impact. he body lies at least 40 feet from where the truck struck here and another female. the injured woman was taken to a local hospital in what was called grave condition. >> the young girl, was laying down. she was -- her head was all bloody, and she was conscious. reporter:
. good evening, i'm alan wang. ama daetz that the night off. >>> parishioners are sending thanks to in of the. frank ryan went down while battling the blaze at st. patrick's cathedral. here's the latest. reporter: firefighter frank ryan is in stable but critical condition. now, his family and fellow firefighters have been keeping vigil by his bedside since he was brought here thursday, and today parishioners of the church he fought to save actually offered up prayers for his recovery. >> we pray for frank ryan. reporter: more than 200 st. patrick cathedral pa rich north america cried the gymnasium to say mass. the fire broke out in their church on thursday. this is also where 41-year-old frank ryan collapsed due to a heart attack after coming out of the flaming building to replenish his oxygen bottle. the fire captain visit ryan at the hospital this afternoon. >> everything we're getting so far is definitely in a positive direction. reporter: the captain and other members of engine one and truck one, were invited to attend the mass. prayers were offered for ripe's recovery. pa ri
's father told alan wang that he and his wife saw health problems emerge from n their son from an early age growing up in bend, oregon. craig lacey says his son suffered a psychotic break his senior year at san francisco state. >> he was huh louse nateing, and -- huh louse nate -- huh loose nateing and was paranoid. he was in the hospital and they diagnosed him as bi-polar and put him on lithium. >> chris lacey graduated in 2005 with a 3.79gpa, moved to this duplex in sausalito and the i team has learned he got a hunting license that same year. >> i never saw him use a handgun before, but he was a pretty good shot with a shotgun and a bow. >> lacey's resume says he moved from sausalito last year to near chico and started a small farm homestead to sell the produce on-line and to customers in the bay area. he wrote "i also contribute significant time to the ron paul campaign and the liberty movement." even with his mental health history and his access to guns, those who knew chris lacey can't comprehend how and why he wound up in that highway shootout with a chp officer. >> there is nothing i
told alan wang that he and his wife s saw health problems emerge from n their son from an early age growing up in bend, oregon. craig lacey says his son suffered a psychotic break his senior year at san francisco state. >> he was huh louse nateing, d was- huh louse nate -- huh paranoid. he was in the hospital and they diagnosed him as bi-polar and put him on lithium. >> chris lacey graduated in 2005 with a 3.79gpa, moved to this duplex in sausalito and the i team has learned he got a hunting license that same year. >> i never saw him use a handgun before, but he was a pretty good shot with a shotgun and a bow. >> lacey's resume says he moved from sausalito last year to near chico and started a small farm homestead to sell the produce on-line and to customers in the bay area. he wrote "i also contribute significant time to the ron paul campaign and the liberty movement." even with his mental health history and his access to guns, those who knew chris lacey can't comprehend how andhp why he wound up in that highway shootout with a chp officer. >> there is nothing in me i would think t
an explosion at the civic center station. good evening. i'm ama daetz. >> alan: i'm alan wang. let's get right to the mass roman. live at the civic center bart station with the latest on the situation. reporter: there was a lot of fear and concern here on eighth and market street hours ago, all because of reports of
angeles. >>> an elementary school principal arrested for selling drugs. i'm alan wang. >> and i'm ama dates. principal eric dean lewis was taken into custody early friday morning, and now school officials are scrambling to keep parents calm. john alston is live in santa clara tonight. john? >> principal eric lewis will not be coming to work at his office because he is at the santa clara county jail this evening. state agents conducted a sting operation when they got a tip he might be involved in drugs. and now school officials and parents are floored at the arrest. >> no idea. >> i am just shocked. that's why i came out here to find out what was going on. >> the man who was principal for the past seven years is under arrest for having methamphetamine for sale and offering to provide drugs. 42-year-old eric dean lewis was arrested at a cal train station. the department of justice said he planned to meet an undercover agent he contacted through a dating website. an interim principal had already taken over and lewis was put on unpaid administrative leave from his $114,000 a year job as d
principal arrested for selling drugs. i'm alan wang. >> and i'm ama dates. principal eric dean lewis was taken into custody early friday morning, and now school officials are scrambling to keep parents calm. john alston is live in santa clara tonight. john? >> principal eric lewis will not be coming to work at his office because he is at the santa clara county jail this evening. state agents conducted a sting operation when they got a tip he might be involved in drugs. and now school officials and parents are floored at the arrest. >> no idea. >> i am just shocked. that's why i came out here to find out what was going on. >> the man who was principal for the past seven years is under arrest for having methamphetamine for sale and offering to provide drugs. 42-year-old eric dean lewis was arrested at a cal train station. the department of justice said he planned to meet an undercover agent he contacted through a dating website. an interim principal had already taken over and lewis was put on unpaid administrative leave from his $114,000 a year job as district officials scramble
over the weekend. alan wang shows how police intervened just in time. >> reporter: in vacant five bedroom home in concord was about to become party central. >> when i came home the front door of the house was open. >> reporter: the neighbor says the police showed up just as a carload of teens began cruising by the house the party was obviously a bust but he says he saw what could have been. >> all light through 2 in the morning just cars probably more than 30, 40 cars coming through, full of kids. >> reporter: search on a website shows several text messages and tweets telling everyone about a party in concord. it was supposed to start at 9:30, byob. he says the police told him it is a popular trend where vacant homes are turned into party homes for profit. >> they will charge $5 to $10 per head for kids to come in from all over the area, antioch, pittsburg, all over and crash the house, destroy the house. >> they kicked the sign down. >> reporter: the realtor is trying to sell the house. he says the house is set to close in one week and a major party here could have cost him the d
that they are angry. >> the father told alan wang that he and his wife saw mental health problems from an early age. >> we would talked to him very engage and other times he would be kind of depressed and not wanting to talk, kind of crawl inside himself. >> craig says his son suffered a psychotic break his senior year at san francisco state. >> he was very paranoid he was in the hospital and they diagnosed him as being bipolar and put him on lithium. >> he graduated with 3.79 gpa and moved to sausalito and the i-team has learned he got a hunting license that same year. >> i never saw him use a handgun before. he shot with a shotgun and a bow. >> the resume says he moved sausalito to near chico and started a small farm homestead to sell online and customers in the bay area. i contribute significant to the ron paul campaign and liberty movement. even with his message health history and access to guns, people can't comprehend how he wound up in the shooting with the officer. >> craig lacy said he hadn't talk to his son in a year and a half. we're still working this story and we have people working fo
'm ama daetz. alan wang has the night off. it happened in front of the mariott hotel in walnut creek. the mass roman is live with the latest on the developing story. reporter: we're on north main street. it's open now after being closed because of the accident. just a little while ago the police told us they have arrested the driver of the pickup truck who killed one woman and injured another for vehicular manslaughter and identified him as 53-year-old jose cabrizi, a resident of walnut creek. witnesses say that at 6:30 this red chevrolet pickup truck came down the street. >> the people didn't have a chance. and mom flew all the way from the corner here, and the girl flew all to the sidewalk. >> the police say the mother died apparently on impact. he body lies at least 40 feet from where the truck struck here and another female. the injured woman was taken to a local hospital in what was called grave condition. >> the young girl, was laying down. she was -- her head was all bloody, and she was conscious. reporter: the accident happened in front of the mariott hotel in north main and
life. good evening, i'm alan wang. ama daetz that the night off. >>> parishioners are sending thanks to in of the. frank ryan went down while battling the blaze at st. patrick's cathedral. here's the latest. reporter: firefighter frank ryan is in stable but critical condition. now, his family and fellow firefighters have been keeping vigil by his bedside since he ide since he here thursday, and today parishioners of the church he fought to save actually offered up prayers for his >> we pray for frank ryan. reporter: more than 200 st. patrick cathedral pa rich north america cried the gymnasium to say mass. the fire broke out in their church on thursday. this is also where 41-year-old frank ryan collapsed due to a heart attack after coming out of the flaming building to replenish his oxygen bottle. the fire captain visit ryan at the hospital this afternoon. >> everything we're getting so far is definitely in a positive direction. reporter: the captain and other members of engine one and truck one, were invited to attend the mass. prayers were offered for ripe's recovery. pa rich north
happened. there are no charges at this time. alan wang spoke with the gas station attendant and several witnesses to what happened and he will have a full report tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00 over on channel 7. >>> meantime, in southern california tonight, people stuck on a ride at knot's berry farm are now back on the ground after being stuck for hours. people just dangling on the ride. there was some kind of malfunction at 4:00 this afternoon. about 20 riders were stuck for nearly four hours. officials say no one was in distress and everybody is okay. this is the second time this month this ride has had a problem. and those riders just got down within the past hour or so. so they were stuck up there for close to five hours, maybe four, four and a half hours. >>> well, tonight the family of a jesuit priest who died in san jose 8 years ago is offering a reward for information about h his death. police rulpolice ruled the death a suicide at the time but the family is is not convinced of that. caroline tyler has the latest on that. >> this is his bible. >> john is talking about james. wh
reporter alan wang caught up with the driver who hit the pump. >> reporter: can you tell us what happened? >> accident, i don't know. >> reporter: did you lose control? was the car functioning properly? >> i don't know what happened. >> reporter: police later said that the driver told them that he accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brake. police say it doesn't appear that alcohol was a factor. this happened at 5:30 in the afternoon yesterday in martinez on alhambra road. the good and amazing news is that no one was hurt. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> this morning a veteran san jose firefighter is home from the hospital after suffering a heart attack while fighting a fire last month. 41-year-old frank ryan was released yesterday where he had been recovering since august 30th. he collapsed as fire crews were tackling a tough three alarm fire. ryan was in critical condition and did not regain consciousness for five days. he received around the clock support from fellow firefighters who went to the hospital and raised money for his family members to fly to san jose. >>> palo alt
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